Joseph Warren Wilson, age 49, passed away unexpectedly Monday, October 22, 2018, at his home in Gladstone, due to natural causes.
Joe was born December 4, 1968, in Milwaukee, WI, the son of James and Pennie (Kimpel) Wilson. He was raised, attended school and spent many years in Alaska. While in Alaska, Joe was proud to have been employed working on the North Slope Pipe Line. Following the untimely death of his wife Tina, Joe relocated to Delta County where he eventually met his companion and girlfriend Jeanie Olson. Together Joe and Jeanie resided in Gladstone.
Joe was employed at Pioneer Quick Lube in Escanaba. He loved working on engines, riding his Harley, playing drums in his Dad’s band and spending time with Jeanie and her daughter Christina. Joe was a happy go lucky guy with a wonderful sense of humor and a knack for telling a good joke. He was a kindhearted caring man and will be deeply missed by those who loved him.
In addition to his parents, James and Pennie, Joe is survived by:
Friend and Companion: Jeanie Olson
Son: Gary Wilson
Sister: Shannon Cope
Nephew: Eric Britton
Niece: Chelbi Piche
Step Son: Travis Selnor
Step Daughters: Christina Olson, Stephanie Duke,
Dusty Dawn Starr, Christiana Sitbon,
Kristie (Derek) Lyman and
Also surviving are many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins and friends.
Joe’s wife Tina Wilson and his brother James preceded him in death.
Joe’s family will receive friends on Saturday, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Closing prayers will be conducted at 4:00PM. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.